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OFI Eligibility Specialists are dedicated to case processing on Wednesdays of every week to allow them to process the large number of applications, renewals, and changes OFI receives. However, clerical call center agents will still be available and can assist you with things like: getting a status update on your case, printing and mailing of applications, recertifications, case printouts and other documents.

Welcome to My Maine Connection, your online connection to Food Supplement, Health Care, Cash Assistance and/or apply for Maine's Child Care Subsidy*.
For more information please visit: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ofi

* To apply for Maine's Child Care Subsidy Program please visit:
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ocfs/ec/occhs/step.htm

With this service you can:

  • Apply for Benefits.
  • View all information on your case and submit changes.
  • Complete your Re-certification.
  • View your benefit history for the past 12 months.

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This service allows you to:

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See if you're eligible.

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Resources

You can contact DHHS Office of Family Independence Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 4:30 pm:

  • Call 1-855-797-4357
  • Interpreter services are available for those with limited English proficiency to help navigate this process. Any agent can assist in securing an interpreter at no cost to you.
  • TTY users can call Maine relay 711
  • You can also email DHHS using the Request Assistance Form
  • Apply online for Child Support Services or review your existing Child Support Case: https://gateway.maine.gov/dhhs/mecportal/

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The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps qualified homeowners and renters pay for heating costs. Benefits include help paying for fuel and emergency fuel delivery. To learn more about how to apply for HEAP, please visit MaineHousing’s website

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